Get Real Consulting Develops New AARP Online Health Tool To Help Members Manage and Improve Health

Health Record tailored to enable people over 50 to better control their health information

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This collaboration with AARP has given Get Real the opportunity to reach a segment of the population that may not necessarily be aware of the benefits of on-line health management

Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012- Get Real Consulting today announced the launch of the AARP Health Record. The application architected and developed by Get Real, is a secure web based solution designed to empower people over 50 to manage and improve their own health. This application, free to members and available directly at https://healthrecords.aarp.org allows users to enter, store and edit their personal health information in a central location and to selectively share it with caregivers, family members, doctors and other healthcare providers.

AARP Health Record is powered by Microsoft HealthVault, a trusted central data repository that allows consumers to organize, store, and share health information online. Being part of the HealthVault ecosystem, allows the users of this tool to share or retrieve their health information to and from other service providers seamlessly. The tool also allows AARP members to create and store health information records of other members in their family.

“This collaboration with AARP has given Get Real the opportunity to reach a segment of the population that may not necessarily be aware of the benefits of on-line health management. As long-time advocates of electronic health records and the leading developer of Health Vault applications world-wide, Get Real is thrilled to see the benefits of e-health spanning the generations,” said Get Real President Robin Wiener.

“AARP Health Record is designed to help our members better manage their health so they can focus on the things they care about most — enjoying the happiness and peace of mind that comes from living life to the fullest,” said AARP Vice President Nicole Duritz. “In today’s digital environment, AARP Health Record is the right resource at the right time.”

About Get Real
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Get Real Consulting is a ground breaking and award-winning global health consulting and technology pioneer on the leading edge of connected consumer and provider health transformation. Get Real Consulting, and its flagship product InstantPHR™ unlocks health information and modernizes how people and families can access, understand, and pro-actively empower themselves seamlessly through an integrated platform that demonstrates improved and maintained health and quality of life compatibly with how they live it every day. As a Microsoft Technology Partner, Get Real Consulting touts a diverse, rich global customer base, which is at the forefront of web and mobile-based health technology innovations, patient usability and experiences. For more information, on Get Real and InstantPHR please visit: http://www.getrealconsulting.com

About AARP
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to either political campaigns or candidates. We produce AARP The Magazine, the definitive voice for 50+ Americans and the world's largest-circulation magazine with nearly 35 million readers; AARP Bulletin, the go-to news source for AARP's millions of members and Americans 50+; and our website, AARP.org. AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older persons in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. We have staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

About Microsoft in Health
Microsoft is committed to improving health around the world through software innovation. For over 16 years, Microsoft has been providing a broad portfolio of technologies and collaborating with partners worldwide to deliver solutions that address the challenges of healthcare providers, public health and social services, payers, life sciences organizations, and consumers. Today, Microsoft invests in technology innovation and works with health organizations, communities and over 20,000 partners around the world to make a real impact on the quality of healthcare.

For more information contact:
Mo Stiles
mo(at)getrealconsulting(dot)com

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